[Samba] can Samba 2.2 join Windows 2003 R2 DC?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Sep 20 18:01:03 MDT 2010

On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 04:18:39PM -0400, Gaiseric Vandal wrote:
> I would bet this isn't going to work.    I used to run PC NetLink
> (as an alternative to samba.)  There were some registry changes
> (signorseal) that would let XP machines join a PCNL domain but they
> never worked with Win 2003.    And that was with WIn 2003 as a
> domain member not a server.

The much more basic one is SMB signing that 2.2 does not do.
You can downgrade W2k3 to not require it, but I bet the
bureaucratic process to get that matches if not exceeds an
upgrade to some recent Samba ... :-)


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